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William Watson

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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William Watson

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William Watson joined the WI 15th Infantry, Regimental Staff as a servant to Major George Wilson. The army listed him as a Negro with brown eyes, black hair, colored complexion, and 5 feet tall.

Sources: Series 1200: Records of Civil War Regiments, 1861-1900, Wisconsin Adjutant General’s Office, box 78-1.